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Biden quickly moves to avoid the down ballot carnage that plagued Obama

Biden quickly moves to avoid the down ballot carnage that plagued Obama

5 days ago   |   Politico

When Joe Biden called Terry McAuliffe to congratulate him on winning the gubernatorial primary in Virginia last month, it didn't take long for McAuliffe to make his ask. “‘I...
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Austin to restore advisory boards after clearing out Trump loyalists

Austin to restore advisory boards after clearing out Trump loyalists

6 days ago   |   Politico

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin plans to restart five major Pentagon advisory boards, months after dissolving the panels that had been stacked with loyalists to former President...
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Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen's Podcast to Become a Book

6 days ago   |   NY Times

Crown is publishing “Renegades: Born in the USA,” a book adaptation of the podcast conversations.
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It's Been 12 Years Since Congress Raised The Minimum Wage

It's Been 12 Years Since Congress Raised The Minimum Wage

7 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

The last hike came early in former President Barack Obama's first term.
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Byron York's Daily Memo: At six months, Biden's COVID presidency

8 days ago   |   Washington Examiner

Byron York's Daily Memo: At six months, Biden's COVID presidency Byron York July 20, 10:00 AM July 20, 11:52 AM Welcome to Byron York's Daily Memo newsletter. Was this email...
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Getaway driver gets 42 years in Chicago honor student death

8 days ago   |   Star Tribune   |   5 articles

The getaway driver in the 2013 fatal shooting of a Chicago high school honor student who just days before her death had performed at President Barack Obama's second...
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Buying Drugs From Canada Won't Solve America's Obscene Health Care Costs

9 days ago   |   The New Republic

In a sizable executive order released earlier this month, President Joe Biden asserted his determination to rein in prescription drug prices, higher in the United States than...
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Biden released a 19-year detainee from Guantanamo Bay whom Trump kept detained for 4 years despite being cleared for release

Biden released a 19-year detainee from Guantanamo Bay whom Trump kept detained for 4 years despite being cleared for release

9 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement The Biden administration freed its first detainee from Guatanamo Bay, two decades after he was captured, and five years after he was cleared for...
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Curley: Condescending liberals have zero credibility

10 days ago   |   Boston Herald

The late great Charles Krauthammer once wrote, “To understand the workings of American politics, you have to understand this fundamental law: Conservatives think liberals are...
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Biden reverses Trump-era showerhead rule that sought to increase water flow

Biden reverses Trump-era showerhead rule that sought to increase water flow

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Biden administration is set to reverse a Trump-era rule that would have loosened restrictions on the water flow from showerheads, an issue that...
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James Polk, Pulitzer winner for Watergate reporting, dies at 83

He worked for the old Washington Star and later for NBC and CNN. Read more ...

Opinion: Journalism is Activism and Diverse Newsrooms Know That

It isn't news that journalists have been burned by their “conformity. ” From police shootings to sexual assaults, the voices sharing the news become just as important as the... Read more ...

Groups urge state to protect last wild Atlantic salmon in US

PORTLAND, Maine - Maine is home to the last wild Atlantic salmon populations in the U.S., but a new push to protect the fish at the state level is unlikely to land them on the... Read more ...

Californians tired of doing their part during triple-digit heat

Californians tired of doing their part during triple-digit heat

SACRAMENTO - Californians are tired of turning off their appliances in the summer heat. For years, state officials have counted on residents to rescue the electric grid from... Read more ...

Thousands defy Orbán with festive Pride parade backing gay rights in Hungary

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Chris Sale to pitch 4-5 innings in Sunday's rehab start with Double-A Portland

Chris Sale is expected to pitch four or five innings in his next rehab start with the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs on Sunday as the Red Sox left-hander continues to eye a return... Read more ...

Family of James Brown settles 15-year battle over his estate

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The family of entertainer James Brown has reached a settlement ending a 15-year battle over the late singer's estate, an attorney involved in the mediation... Read more ...

Biden faces challenges in bid to reach a bipartisan infrastructure plan

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French protesters reject virus passes, vaccine mandate

Some 160,000 people, including far-right activists and members of France's yellow vest movement, protested Saturday across the country against a bill requiring everyone to have... Read more ...

Wildfires blasting through West draw states to lend support

Out-of-state crews headed to Montana Saturday to battle a blaze that injured five firefighters as the West struggled with a series of fires that have ravaged rural lands and... Read more ...